Top Surgery Scheduler Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Surgery Scheduler. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Surgery Scheduler resumes they appeared on. For example, 14.1% of Surgery Scheduler resumes contained Insurance Companies as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Surgery Scheduler actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Surgery Scheduler resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Insurance Companies

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Here's how Insurance Companies is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Gather information from insurance companies to obtain authorizations for surgery, diagnostic testing, and pain management procedures or consultations.
  • Educated patients on procedures, performed verification and authorizations of surgeries with insurance companies and prepared charts for physicians.
  • Maintained excellent relations between hospitals & insurance companies, confirming documents / benefits / authorizations were complete.
  • Contacted insurance companies and other third party payers to verify patients benefits and eligibility for surgical claims.
  • Schedule surgical procedures, verify insurance, and obtain referrals and authorizations from insurance companies and physicians.
  • Make calls to insurance companies to verify patient coverage with calculations to determine patient responsibility.
  • Obtain proper authorization from insurance companies Communicate patient financial responsibility to patient in timely manner
  • Process doctors' credentialing applications to satisfy the requirements of various hospitals and insurance companies
  • Scheduled cancer patients for surgery and chemotherapy and submitted claims to insurance companies.
  • Determined prior authorizations, prepared and attached required documentation for insurance companies.
  • Obtained authorization from various insurance companies for patient procedures and surgeries.
  • Submitted claims both manually and electronically to insurance companies and clearinghouses.
  • Gathered Information from insurance companies to obtain authorizations for surgery.
  • Verify authorization for all surgeries from insurance companies and/or families.
  • Contacted insurance companies to obtain surgical benefits and authorization requirements.
  • Contacted insurance companies to obtain prior authorization and referrals.
  • Call insurance companies to check patient benefits and eligibility.
  • Verify benefits, Obtain Authorizations from insurance companies.
  • Called insurance companies for authorization of various testing.
  • Claim submission to primary and secondary insurance companies.

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2. Surgery

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Here's how Surgery is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Assist in the efficient management of daily surgery schedule, including departmental communication extended to facilitate the flow of surgical patients.
  • Gathered and analyzed performance metrics to ensure efficient utilization of operating time using an electronic surgery scheduling program.
  • Consulted with patients to provide information regarding surgical procedure and answer any questions prior to surgery.
  • Scheduled patients surgeries; ordered tissue; Scheduled reservations at corresponding surgery centers; e-prescribed prescriptions
  • Generated billing for surgery, recovery room and ambulatory charges and communicated charges to patients.
  • Verify eligibility and benefits and determine co-payment amounts and inform patients prior to surgery.
  • Receive and assess information from physician/nurse concerning procedures and preliminary diagnosis for surgery.
  • Informed patient families of all surgical preoperative instructions in preparation for surgery.
  • Assisted with minor office surgery procedures and recording all examination findings.
  • Scheduled surgeries in a busy ambulatory surgery center for multiple surgeons.
  • Scheduled tentative surgery dates for patients and explained procedures.
  • Help patients coordinate upcoming surgery with inpatient surgery stay.
  • Scheduled all diagnostic appointments for patients needed before surgery.
  • Collected benefits, authorizations, referrals and surgery deposits.
  • Managed the surgery schedule for a high-volume orthopedic physician.
  • Coordinate and schedule surgery and anesthesia with proper equipment.
  • Supervised three orthopedic physician's surgery/clinic schedules.
  • Verify surgery benefits/authorizations prior to scheduling surgery.
  • Obtained required paperwork in preparation for surgery.
  • Coordinate surgery schedules with facilities and physicians.

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3. Patient Care

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Here's how Patient Care is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Streamlined surgery and office scheduling, allowing physician more family time without compromising patient care.
  • Coordinated post-operative patient care services and transportation.
  • Maintained accurate records of patient care, condition, progress & concerns, surgery scheduling, patient testing/procedures/admissions.
  • Administered effective problem solving skills in defusing patient's frustration, so doctor can concentrate on patient care.
  • Record preparation, filing and a variety of other clerical functions associated with patient care and treatment.
  • Schedule surgeries; insurance verification and billing; ordering and retrieving diagnostic studies and results; patient care
  • Assist in ensuring clinic standards of a large practice with commitment to quality patient care.
  • Back office assisting with patient care from sign- in till patient is done with surgery.
  • Served as the primary point of contact for patient care and medical record inquiries.
  • Assisted the nursing staff in providing patient care according to hospital policies and procedures.
  • Reported to patient care services on operating room activity upon end of shift.
  • Work as a team with two oral surgeons to provide excellent patient care.
  • Well trained in all aspects of Workers Compensation processing for patient care.
  • Obtain records from patients previous doctor visit to ensure excellent patient care.
  • Maintain high quality standards in office as they pertain to patient care.
  • Fax patient medical information to all facilities for direct patient care.
  • Provided direct patient care under the supervision of nurses and physicians.
  • Maintain superior patient care and service while following HIPAA protocol.
  • Coordinate charts & medical status & continual patient care.
  • Work closely with Physician to ensure strong patient care.

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4. Surgical Procedures

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Here's how Surgical Procedures is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Scheduled all surgical procedures in addition to implementing and operating administrative and automated systems for the Department.
  • Organized and coded all documents related to surgical procedures for administrative and technical operations material.
  • Communicated closely with providers regarding surgeries, schedules, and clarification of surgical procedures.
  • Demonstrated history of coordinating numerous OB/GYN surgical procedures for 11 providers at various locations.
  • Verified insurance coverage and benefits to provide accurate quotes for surgical procedures.
  • Verify insurance and/or acquire prior authorization for surgical procedures for patients.
  • Verify insurance benefits, review facility charges for various surgical procedures.
  • Provided accurate coding of outpatient/inpatient surgical procedures and hospital visits.
  • Scheduled patients' surgical procedures in accordance with established protocols.
  • Worked directly with patients in coordinating and scheduling surgical procedures.
  • Scheduled surgical procedures, coordinated equipment, anesthesia and staff.
  • Scheduled all elective surgical procedures for the pediatric orthopedic surgeon.
  • Scheduled surgical procedures aside from working as a surgical technologist.
  • Authorize surgical procedures based on benefits and medical necessity.
  • Verified surgical benefits and eligibility for surgical procedures scheduled.
  • Procured prior authorization for surgical procedures and radiology imaging.
  • Entered daily surgical procedures accurately and efficiently for unit.
  • Obtained medical/cardiac/pulmonary clearances for surgical procedures as needed.
  • Provide patient education and information for surgical procedures.
  • Scheduled and followed up on authorized surgical procedures.

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5. Medical Records

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Here's how Medical Records is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Release all Medical Records to appropriate patient or department for medical diagnosis through computerized tracking system.
  • Coordinated medical information releases and obtained necessary medical records for new patients.
  • Scheduled new patient appointments and scanned medical information into medical records.
  • Completed some charting and scheduling using electronic medical records.
  • Ensured accuracy of medical records and patient admission status.
  • Gather medical records and appropriate diagnostics for anesthesia review.
  • Managed medical records and patient information within HIPPA guidelines
  • Structured and maintained templates for electronic medical records.
  • Prepare Medical Records for other offices or insurance companies
  • Document medical records electronically using NextGen and EPM.
  • Updated and maintained medical records and physician credentials.
  • Supervised scheduling and medical records departments.
  • Promoted to medical records associate.
  • Researched and maintained medical records.
  • Operate office equipment, and other software applications To prepare reports, invoices financial statements, case histories and medical records.
  • Assist physician and other divisional personnel in maintaining the flow of patient information in medical records and from outside sources.
  • Front office I answer phones, schedule patient appointments, send medical records save and disperse incoming fads accordingly.
  • Served as custodian of medical records, including but not limited to filing, copying, and accessing dictation.
  • Developed a working relationship with other physician offices to secure needed medical records, set up referral appointments.
  • Collected necessary records from electronic medical records and scanning in information to add to patient's electronic chart.

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6. Front Desk

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Here's how Front Desk is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Maintain full responsibility for front desk operations for inpatient and outpatient imaging center.
  • Cross trained with front desk/administrative procedures.
  • Front desk receptionist and surgery scheduler
  • Board: answered all incoming calls from physician, secretary, Core, and front desk, ordered supplies for O.R.
  • Help back up the front desk when needed to check patients in or out and make necessary follow up appointments.
  • Maintain clerical duties at the surgical front desk, answer phones, assist surgeons with getting patients prepared for surgery.
  • Analyzed the patient flow at the front desk; formulate and implemented process changes as necessary to achieve improvement.
  • Front desk duties which includes: answering the phone, make appointments, confirm appointments and check-in patients.
  • Front desk check out; pulling charts and documenting calls; calling pharmacies and other doctors' offices.
  • Handle high call volume for both scheduling, front desk, surgery desk and Surgery Center Manger.
  • Delegated as Super user, and back up for charge entry, front desk and referrals.
  • Cross-trained to cover various shifts, which included Front Desk, OR and GI scheduling.
  • Front desk coordinator for the first year and promoted to Surgery Scheduler for second year.
  • Front desk/Surgery Scheduling * Greeted / checked patients in to be seen * Explained misc.
  • Front desk / receptionist duties, including patient check-in, and multiple-line phone management.
  • Check in patients at front desk clinic-verifying all insurance and demographic information is correct.
  • Promoted to assistant surgery scheduler and front desk team leader for two doctors.
  • Lead front desk including patient check in/out, co pays and accounts receivable.
  • Covered for other departments such as back office and front desk when needed.
  • Trained new hire front desk employees on scheduling, phones and company practices.

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7. Pre-Op

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Here's how Pre-Op is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Scheduled Pre-Anesthesia screening, Pre-Operative and Post-Operative appointments.
  • Park, Houston, Texas; PACU, Pre-Op Units and Pre-Op Screening Unit: Follow-up Calls Post surgery.
  • Prepped charts for Pre-OP, Scheduled patients for surgery, completing facility paperwork.
  • Set up pre-operative and post-operative appointment times and gave instructions for surgery preparation and answered patients billing and insurance questions.
  • Obtain and review pre-operative information for each patient along with review and reporting relative information to physician.
  • Managed communication with patients for all pre-operative operations, provide all information to patients as per requirement.
  • Maintained provider's schedules, scheduled surgeries, and coordinated all pre-operative and post-operative appointments.
  • Prepare surgical charts including all results and documents for following day procedures.and patient pre-operative appointments.
  • Coordinate pre-operative orders, post-operative orders & surgical directions with hospital to complete surgery cases.
  • Coordinate all patient pre-operative and post -operative readiness and schedule patient appointments and procedures.
  • Complete pre-operative orders and distribute to hospital and medical equipment companies as appropriate.
  • Increased customer loyalty through active listening during the surgical consultation and pre-operativeappointment.
  • Managed communication with physician's office staff for all pre-operative procedures.
  • Managed patient pre-op responsibilities, and generated all necessary paperwork.
  • Reviewed and requested all pre-operative and post-operative laboratory work.
  • Educate patients pre-operatively regarding physical therapy and pain management.
  • Coordinated all pre-operative testing with patients and facilities.
  • Instructed patient regarding surgery and schedules pre-op appointment.
  • Discussed pre-operative and post-operative surgery planning with patients.
  • Communicated with patients regarding pre-operative procedures as needed.

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8. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Communicated closely with doctor's offices to provide high level of reliable personalized customer service.
  • Provided professional customer service to physician offices, surgical staff, and ancillary departments.
  • Delight customers by providing outstanding customer service experiences daily via telephone and in person.
  • Incorporated hospital Policy and Procedures with a solid emphasis on customer service.
  • Demonstrated positive customer service skills with an overall positive, resourceful attitude.
  • Provide customer service to provider offices and individual operating room personnel.
  • Participate in clinic improvement projects and organization-related customer service initiatives.
  • Provided internal and external customer service to patients and coworkers.
  • Verify Insurance Schedule Surgery Customer Service Bill Insurance
  • Provide excellent customer service relationships.
  • Based on my achievements of customer service and dedicated work, I was able to work in various specialty departments.
  • Mentored, trained and otherwise ensured that all staff members delivered excellent customer service to patients and their families.
  • Initial point of contact for the Orthopedic Surgery Center, ensuring quality customer service for internal and external customers.
  • Functioned as a relief scheduler, in order to provide excellent customer service to surgeons' office.
  • Answered all patient phone calls and messages within a timely manner with professionalism and excellent customer service.
  • Demonstrated effective communication, excellent customer service, and leadership skills to uphold the Duke Core Values.
  • Page transport order any labs, test, or blood products, as needed general customer service.
  • Provided stellar customer service to all levels of staff, management, physicians, patients and families.
  • Maintain inpatient census, complete newborn birth certificates, collect co-pay and deposits, customer service.
  • Fielded patient phone calls as part of exceptional customer service, knowledgeably responding to questions.

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9. CPT

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Here's how CPT is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Review CPT Codes to determine are eligibility for inpatient or outpatient reimbursement.
  • Utilized adequate knowledge of CPT coding and medical terminology.
  • Verified benefits according to CPT and authorized procedures.
  • Scan charts into computer, file charts, assemble charts, and enter ICD-9 and CPT codes into computer Data Entry.
  • Verified insurance as well as initiated and obtained prior authorizations using the appropriate ICD-10 and CPT codes associated with surgical procedures.
  • Prepare billing which includes gathering operative note and documenting CPT codes with admit/discharge dates to be submitted for billing.
  • Executed administrative tasks such as ordering supplies and working with CPT and DX codes related to accurate patient billing.
  • Verify insurance and obtain necessary referrals for visits and Authorizations for surgery by providing CPT codes and ICD-9 codes.
  • Receive surgery orders and complete all necessary information: ICD-9 & CPT coding, demographic info, etc.
  • Schedule all surgical procedures within a hospital setting, requiring and utilizing knowledge of CPT and ICD codes
  • Entered ICD-9 and CPT codes, patient demographics, and insurance information in the Athena Program.
  • Schedule surgery, Input patient information, Insurance authorization, ICD-9 codes, CPT codes.
  • Obtain and track surgery authorizations and/or referrals and eligibility using appropriate ICD-10 and CPT codes.
  • Entered surgeries and clinic appointments in hospital scheduling database using proper ICD9 and CPT codes.
  • Front Back Office Medical Assistant Certificate and knowledge of CPT and ICD-9 codes.
  • Schedule surgery, Input patient information, ICD -9 codes, CPT codes.
  • Experience working with all major insurances while utilizing CPT & ICD-9 coding guidelines.
  • Applied CPT surgical codes for surgeries and contacted insurance companies for surgical approval.
  • Have the knowledge on what CPT codes and ICD-9 codes specialists requires.
  • Obtained surgical authorizations from insurance companies based on CPT and diagnosis codes.

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10. Anesthesia

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Here's how Anesthesia is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Schedule and record operative and anesthesia procedures* Verify physician privileges* Notify physicians of delinquent records* Adjust schedule to accommodate emergencies and cancellations
  • Scheduled surgeries for 16 orthopedic surgeons including: coordination between hospitals, anesthesia, and other orthopedic representatives.
  • Typed and verified accuracy of surgery schedule daily, making sure that appropriate anesthesia coverage was provided.
  • Coordinate special request for anesthesia and equipment with appropriate departments.
  • Update anesthesia physicians' personnel files and complete credential applications.
  • Retrieved referrals from insurance, schedule anesthesia.
  • Scheduled all anesthesia for upcoming surgeries.
  • Gathered and submitted daily anesthesia billing.
  • Coordinated surgical cases for anesthesia and staff
  • Entered anesthesia requirements and anesthesiologist.
  • Scheduled a wide range of surgeries and procedures requiring general anesthesia or sedation, entering information accurately in EPIC/OP Time.
  • Scheduled surgeries through our office for local surgeons to all Hospital and Surgical facilities and then assigned Anesthesia coverage.
  • Coordinate scheduling cases with surgery, surgery testing, registration and admitting department, physicians and anesthesia offices.
  • Coordinate days with each facility, staff, and anesthesia to assign block times for all physicians.
  • Coordinate, schedule and manage all CRNA's administering anesthesia in clinic and the operating room.
  • Calculate and enter Anesthesia charges for procedures performed in OR, OB and other units.
  • Review surgical ticket to ensure that the surgical facility and anesthesia screening requirements are met.
  • Make sure that patients that are under anesthesia have all requirements with the anesthesiologist guidelines.
  • Coordinated with 50 doctors and 22 medical centers to assist in scheduling anesthesia needs.
  • Send surgery schedule for the next day to the anesthesia groups to get assignments.

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11. Phone Calls

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Here's how Phone Calls is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Answer phone calls and questions and direct to proper personnel, coordinate referrals to outside physicians' offices and imaging centers.
  • Answer incoming phone calls to office and prioritize the importance of each call and route to appropriate staff.
  • Receive and return phone calls each day to make changes to patient's surgery schedules and appointments.
  • Answer incoming phone calls, schedule appointments, register new patients, and input all patient demographics.
  • Answer phone calls, return nurse calls, call in prescriptions, e-prescribe, prior authorize medications.
  • Answer patient telephone calls and questions and document all calls and information in the EMR.
  • Answer numerous phone calls as well as make phone calls to vendors and doctors offices.
  • Provide appropriate answers of numerous phone calls or direct the caller to the proper place.
  • Return all telephone calls within 24 hours with urgent calls returned in 2 hours.
  • Answered phone calls from patients regarding questions and concerns for their upcoming procedures.
  • Scheduled patient appointments, assisted in filing, and answering phone calls.
  • Managed clerical functions for all scheduling needs via fax or phone calls.
  • Process all phone calls for insurance verification and approval for surgery.
  • Answered all phone calls promptly, courteously, and efficiently.
  • Answer an average of 80 phone calls per day.
  • Coordinate phone calls and checking patients in and out.
  • Answer phone calls and schedule any new general patients.
  • Answered phone calls and directed to appropriate staff person.
  • Received several awards for the most monthly telephone calls.
  • Answered telephone calls and assessed urgency of call.

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12. Data Entry

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Here's how Data Entry is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Maintained daily audit/data entry related work, Register patients.
  • Performed data entry of post-operative surgery cases.
  • Assist with business office functions, such as admitting process, billing activities, data entry.
  • Scheduled surgery, performed telephone triage, entered patient billing, data entry of surgical records
  • Help with various administrative support tasks including filing and data entry.
  • Cross-trained for payroll, registration and data entry for completed procedures.
  • Perform data entry and scan charts for all surgeries performed.
  • Keyed and updated data entry on a daily basis.
  • Help with data entry of patient and insurance information.
  • Provide technical and data entry support to departmental staff.
  • Maintained filing system and performed all data entry duties
  • Conduct data entry support of data collections.
  • Pre-registered all patients including insurance verification as well as data entry of all patient information.
  • Detailed oriented Proficient data entry technician, administrative assistant and team lead.
  • Succeeded in executing the job duties of two employees Daily: data entry, coding physician hospital charges and billing.
  • Front office, Basic office duties, enter charges, data entry, pre-certs, scheduled procedures.
  • Answered multi-line phones, utilized data entry skills, filed paperwork, and verified insurance eligibility.
  • scheduled outpatient surgeries and procedures daily of various specialties and also answered multi-line phones and data entry on computer.
  • Performed data entry, scanning, chart auditing, timesheet collection, and assisted with patient transport.
  • Manage and coordinate OR block for 32 surgeons Coordinate specified equipment Data entry Admission and Surgical preferred card for Adhoc.

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13. Schedule Patients

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Here's how Schedule Patients is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Schedule patients procedure according to protocol to Surgery Centers or Hospitals.
  • Schedule patients for surgery procedures done at outpatient facility.
  • Schedule patients appointment for radiology imaging and outpatient procedures.
  • Schedule patients for surgery, completion facility paperwork.
  • Schedule patients radiology and surgery procedures.
  • Schedule patients for Initial new patients, follow up or Post-Operative appointment with Surgeons and collect current demographics and insurance information.
  • Schedule patients for in office and Hospital procedures, obtain prior authorization and communication with all Doctors regarding schedule.
  • Serve as liaison between patient and hospital to schedule patients for all elective surgeries.
  • Meet with patients in office and schedule patients over the phone for surgical procedures.
  • Coordinated between hospitals and surgery center to schedule patients in a timely matter.
  • Schedule patients for various surgeries, procedures, and appointments at respective facilities.
  • Schedule patients for needed surgeries and any prior testing that was required.
  • Job Duties: Schedule patients for all specialties of surgical procedures.
  • Schedule patients for procedures done in office and outpatient surgical center.
  • Schedule patients diagnostic testing, surgeries, completing facility paperwork.
  • Contacted medical facilities and departments to schedule patients for tests.
  • Communicated with physicians' offices to schedule patients for procedures.
  • Schedule patients for surgery, schedule follow-up appointments.
  • Schedule patients for surgery and consultations as needed.
  • Schedule patients for surgery relative to pain management.

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14. Appointment Scheduling

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Here's how Appointment Scheduling is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Establish relationships with patients by answering questions regarding appointment scheduling and clarifying insurance questions.
  • Performed Telephone triage to determine appropriate appointment scheduling.
  • Answered multiple phone lines to assist providers and patients w/any questions or appointment scheduling for H&P or Surgery.
  • Provided support to staff with appointment scheduling, rooming patients, and front desk duties.
  • Enter all information into the system for appointment scheduling, rescheduling and cancellations.
  • Front office telephone triage, appointment scheduling, and payment processing when necessary.
  • File all insurance claims and assist front desk with phones and appointment scheduling.
  • Performed other front and back office duties such as pre-and post surgical counseling, appointment scheduling and managing prescription refills.
  • Schedule the time and exams for patients Perform pre-registration procedures Enter information in system for appointment scheduling, rescheduling and cancellation .

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15. Office Supplies

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Here's how Office Supplies is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Assist in the Inventory of DME equipment, general office supplies and pharmaceuticals supplies to maintain necessary quantities.
  • Order office supplies for the OR, Pre-Op, Surgical testing, Endoscopy and the Recovery room.
  • Opened and processed mail, completed daily bank deposits and ordered office supplies.
  • Copied and made surgery information pamphlets - Ordered office supplies when needed
  • Maintain inventory of office supplies, lease warrant updates.
  • Handle all office supplies, ordering and inventory.
  • Ordered office supplies for Shannon Surgery Center.
  • Quote approximate professional costs for surgeries when requested Purchase needed office supplies and keep track of when re-ordering is needed.

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16. MRI

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Here's how MRI is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Scheduled diagnostic tests such as MRI's, Cat scans, Carotid Doppler's and other special tests as ordered.
  • Obtained authorization for high tech imaging to include CT scans, MRI scans, and bone scans.
  • Executed in-office diagnostic tests, including MRI's, CAT Scans, Sleep Studies, etc.
  • Coordinate MRI reports that have been completed with appropriate files.
  • Have all tests results and films(X-ray's, MRI, CAT SCAN) available for surgeon at surgery center.
  • Obtain prior authorization for the MRI'S, CT SCANS, P.T., from the insurance company.
  • Scheduled patient examinations (MRI's, CT's, Nuclear medicine, Ultrasounds, Fluoroscopy).
  • Schedule outpatient radiology procedures and obtain precertifications (MRI, CT's, etc).
  • Scheduled MRI's, CT scans, epidurals, discograms, calling in prescriptions.
  • Schedule operations for surgical patients Schedule MRI's/CT scans, Ultrasounds, etc.
  • Schedule OB, MRI, Radiology, medical appts.
  • Scheduled and obtained precertification for MRI's.
  • Order patients' tests such as bone scans, complete blood counts, MRI's CT scans and ESIs.
  • Schedule MRI's, MRA's, CT Scans, Referrals, Electromyography and Nerve Conduction Tests.
  • Schedule MRI, CT, PET Scans, Labs, Echocardiogram, etc.
  • bone scan, MRI, CT
  • Scheduled surgery Ordered MRI's, CT's Ordered prescribed medication with Doctors' approval
  • Assist the physicians and other staff with the PACs system & CD-ROMs of CT/MRI scans.

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17. Medical Clearance

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Here's how Medical Clearance is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Obtain requested test and medical clearances as ordered and distribute to applicable surgical facility.
  • Contacted various insurances to obtain specific authorizations and medical clearances when required.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical information and contacted physicians for medical clearances.
  • Reviewed paperwork including medical history and obtained medical clearances when necessary.
  • Cover all pertinent information related to surgery and medical clearances.
  • Obtained medical clearance, imaging and authorization for patient surgery
  • Assist doctors and patients with scheduling surgeries, ordering durable medical equipment, and attaining medical clearance for the above.
  • Guide Patients in the process of preparing for surgery, obtain medical clearances, and coordinate all preoperative testing.
  • Coordinated with primary care physicians, cardiologist, and urologist for medical clearance for planned surgery.
  • Request and record medical clearance for surgeries from PCP, cardiologist, etc.
  • Ensured each patient had medical clearance and proper authorization prior to scheduling.
  • Document patient history, allergies, medications, and medical clearance.
  • Confirm surgeries, obtain medical clearances and follow up with nurses.
  • Acquire medical clearances from patients primary physicians for upcoming surgeries.
  • Send patient to obtain medical clearance for surgery.
  • Obtain medical clearance from patients' PCP/specialist.
  • Order and Schedule all medical clearances.
  • Obtain medical clearances for patients 5.
  • Obtained medical clearances from cardiology and pulmonology for patients to undergo procedures.
  • Instructed patients with medical clearance requirements and pre operative medications.

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18. Insurance Authorizations

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Here's how Insurance Authorizations is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Schedule surgeries, appointments and obtain insurance authorizations for the University of Colorado Hospital Ophthalmology department and Dermatology.
  • Provided timely patient record information to surgical center while assuring all insurance authorizations were obtained.
  • Discussed and coordinated financial arrangements prior to surgery and including insurance authorizations.
  • Obtained insurance authorizations for individual procedures to be performed on various patients.
  • Secured insurance authorizations for both private insurances companies and workman's compensation.
  • Acquired insurance authorizations for procedures and test ordered by attending physician.
  • Processed insurance authorizations prior to service and ensured payments for procedures.
  • Acquired insurance authorizations for surgeries and anesthesia for attending physicians.
  • Acquired all necessary insurance authorizations and/or referrals for surgical procedures.
  • Obtained required insurance authorizations and managed related patient communications.
  • Secure insurance authorizations, process account payments by telephone.
  • Obtained insurance authorizations if required, ensuring payment.
  • Obtained insurance authorizations for both physicians and hospital.
  • Obtained insurance authorizations and maintained proper paperwork.
  • Obtain necessary insurance authorizations as needed.
  • Obtained insurance authorizations when required.
  • Completed back office functions such as; filing, faxing, and verifying insurance authorizations and overseeing patient and surgeon scheduling.
  • Schedule patient surgeries for two physicians, insurance authorizations, patient demographics and office duties.
  • Requested insurance authorizations on MRI guided surgeries as well as scheduling such at various locations.
  • Get insurance authorizations for patient's surgeries.

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19. Scheduling Appointments

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Here's how Scheduling Appointments is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Coordinated patient registration while scheduling appointments.
  • Operate telephone switchboard to answer, screen and forward calls, providing information, taking messages, and scheduling appointments.
  • Covered the front desk during vacations and time off situations scheduling appointments and checking patients in and out.
  • Experienced in scheduling appointments, surgeries and exams.
  • Schedule surgery, cpt coding, ICD 10, answering calls, scheduling appointments, sending H&P over to hospital
  • Assist front office with filing, phones, scheduling appointments, pulling charts.

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20. Outpatient Procedures

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Here's how Outpatient Procedures is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Utilize medical procedure databases to schedule surgical and outpatient procedures for approximately 20 medical facilities within Georgia and South Carolina.
  • Collected daily scheduled outpatient procedures and entered data into Excel worksheets for distribution.
  • Determined prior authorizations for outpatient procedures.
  • Create and process orders for outpatient procedures, specialty clinic referrals and outpatient laboratory and radiology testing.
  • Scheduled outpatient procedures for patients contacting department with written orders.
  • Schedule laboratory testing and outpatient procedures and answer patient questions regarding their appointments and testing.

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21. Office Staff

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Here's how Office Staff is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Coordinated communications & meetings with pharmaceutical representatives, hospital directors, physicians & office staff.
  • Verified insurance coverage and worked with office staff to schedule initial consultations.
  • Developed relationships with office staff to effectively communicate with surgery center.
  • Schedule all outpatient/inpatient surgeries as requested by credentialed physicians and/or physician office staff within 24 hours of receipt of the order.
  • Confirm surgery cases schedule for next day with physician's office staff and confirm each patient demographics with the office staff.
  • Work closely with surgeons and their office staff to coordinate cases and evaluate special needs, implants and equipment required.
  • Work closely with physicians and office staff to communicate all paperwork and equipment for case is in order.
  • Worked with coders, hospital and office staff in arranging schedules in a cost-effective and efficient manner.
  • Register and effectively scheduled for 13 Main OR suites & Endoscopy with physicians and providers office staff.
  • Collaborated with front office staff to ensure they understood all Epic training and policy changes.
  • Served as the insurance liaison between medical staff, office staff, and senior management.
  • Scheduled surgeries and procedures as requested by the physician or the physician's office staff.
  • Answered 6-line phone system, managed incoming faxes and cross-covered for absent business office staff.
  • Answered high volume phone lines, familiarized self with all physicians and office staff.
  • Schedule meetings for doctors with pharmaceutical reps and lunches for office staff.
  • Communicate with multiple hospital, insurance, and office staff.
  • Direct point of contact between office staff and surgery center.
  • Assisted office staff with set-up of patient accounts.
  • Work closely with physicians and their office staff.
  • Back up coverage for front office staff.

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22. Patient Demographics

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Here's how Patient Demographics is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Obtained patient demographics and insurance information into the billing system.
  • Verify all patient demographics and insurance information.
  • Documented patient demographics and insurance information.
  • Greet and check in patients, verify and obtain insurance information as well as patient demographics and contact information.
  • Entered patient demographics, procedure(s), anesthesia and special equipment requests.
  • Entered patient demographics, handled all intake paperwork and end of day reports.
  • Enter new patient demographics into computer software, keep all demographics updated.
  • Checked in patients for appointments and updated patient demographics.
  • Confirm patient demographics and make any changes necessary.
  • Cover patient demographics, history, insurance/work comp.
  • Update patient demographics, and insurance.
  • Maintained medical records.Scanning in insurance cards as well as entering all patient demographics.Verifying patient's insurance and obtaining any authorizations.
  • Manage OR board distribute surgery schedules to all departments Patient demographics busy multi- line phones and general office duties Westlake Village,

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23. Follow-Up Appointments

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Here's how Follow-Up Appointments is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Scheduled procedures for 6 physicians in the Genitourinary Department, ensuring timely follow-up appointments and patient instructions prior to surgery.
  • Scheduled patients for upcoming surgeries, follow-up appointments as designated by physicians.
  • Provided and completed outpatient charges including insurance and follow-up appointments.
  • Scheduled any necessary follow-up appointments.
  • Assisted patients in the discharge process, scheduled follow-up appointments, and reviewed all physician notes.
  • Followed up with patient and or family after surgery and scheduled all follow-up appointments.
  • Schedule surgeries and follow-up appointments per protocol of provider and per patient's request.
  • Out Patient Services Schedule and performed follow-up appointments for out-patient procedures and testing.
  • Schedule surgical procedures, diagnostic tests, and follow-up appointments for patients.
  • Coordinate and schedule surgeries, follow-up appointments as designated by physicians.
  • Perform patient check out and schedule follow-up appointments.
  • Scheduled patient for follow-up appointments and tests.
  • Schedule appointments and made follow-up appointments.
  • Scheduled follow-up appointments and worked closely with patients and families post-operatively.
  • Communicated with patients explaining pre-surgery instructions and follow-up appointments.
  • Coordinate and schedule appointments for surgeries, follow-up appointments and Pre op test and appointments.

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24. Hipaa

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Here's how Hipaa is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Practiced confidentiality and privacy protocols in accordance to Clinic policies and HIPAA requirements.
  • Maintained HIPAA and confidentiality standards.
  • Utilize excellent liaison skills with clientele, physician and staff in an organized manner while being HIPAA compliant.
  • Follow all policies and procedures mandated by St. Joseph's Physicians and the Government regarding HIPAA and OSHA.
  • Schedule surgeries and maintain all records for department with 100 patients weekly in compliance with HIPAA regulations.
  • Provided other physicians' offices with information and documentation pursuant to HIPAA Law.
  • Ensured compliance to HIPAA, Universal Precautions, Physician and BLS Credentialing.
  • Followed HIPAA guidelines and safety rules as outlined in training received.
  • Prepared for HIPAA and JCAHO reviews', ensuring required literature is available to patients.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of HIPAA Privacy and Security Regulations by appropriately handling patient information.
  • Assure patient forms are properly completed within the electronic medical recordssystem while complying with HIPAA confidentiality laws.

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26. Hippa

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Here's how Hippa is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Provide patients with information that explained hospital admission policies, time of admission and HIPPA privacy guidelines.
  • Follow appropriate HIPPA and Insurance policies when following up financial statuses on all upcoming procedures.
  • Follow all HIPPA protocol and regulations and Meaning Full Use practices.
  • Assisted in implementing HIPPA standards for the practice.
  • Maintained OR chart in accordance with HIPPA regulations.
  • Maintained strict confidentiality and HIPPA standards.
  • Developed knowledge of and maintained HIPPA compliance
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans as needed.Ensured HIPPA compliance.
  • Developed knowledge of and maintained HIPPA compliance Obtained several certificates by attending various SkillPath seminars in professional and personal development

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27. Physician Offices

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Here's how Physician Offices is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Coordinate with physician offices to ensure correct procedure assignments.
  • Communicate with physician offices regarding scheduling issues.
  • Communicate with primary care physician offices.
  • Coordinated calendars with referring physician offices by phone and email to schedule block time on the surgery schedule using NexGen software.
  • Answer Telephones, Register patients, Enter surgery cases in computer, Confirm surgery cases with physician offices.
  • Coordinated assignments between physician offices, mobile units located in three states, nursing and anesthesia divisions.
  • Schedule surgeries for various physician offices, arrange lineup according special needs or priorities.
  • Maintain great relationship with physician offices, and hospital staff while booking surgery cases.
  • Maintain liaison between patients, physician offices and other customers.
  • Called physician offices and patients to confirm surgery times.
  • Coordinated surgery time for the patients through physician offices.
  • Work with physician offices to meet future scheduling options.
  • Coordinate surgeries with other physician offices.
  • Work closely with physician offices.
  • Scheduled surgeries with Physician offices.
  • answered multiple phone lines, scheduled surgeries for attending physician offices, monitored/reviewed daily, weekly, and monthly surgery schedules.
  • Schedule surgical procedures, pre-admission testing, and pain block appointments in Care link with physician offices and patients.
  • Work wth outside physician offices to coordinate procedures with other surgeons.

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28. Urology

average Demand
Here's how Urology is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Organize referrals for Neurology clinic.
  • Processed, scheduled, and managed General Surgery, Urology, Orthopedic, Podiatry, and Gynecology surgical cases.
  • Charge Entry / Data Entry hospital charges directly for Chief of Staff of Urology.
  • Perform surgery scheduling for 8 urology surgeons within a large medical group.
  • Manage Head and Neck, Urology, Ophthalmology surgeons Operating Room schedule.
  • Schedule all inpatient and outpatient surgeries for the department of Urology.
  • Scheduled surgeries for a large urology practice.
  • Pain Clinic, and Urology Schedule procedures for several physicians in a timely routine, efficiently and accurately.
  • Scheduled surgeries for urology and OB/GYN providers, including patient education regarding procedures pre-op and post-op care.
  • Front Office/Scheduler, and Back up Surgery Scheduler for fast-paced 6 Doctor Urology Office.
  • Started as a Surgical Coordinator for a Urology practice.
  • Schedule Surgeries for Urology/Podiatry/Pain Clinic/Ortho IP/Outpt/OBGYN/General Surgery.

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29. Surgery Appointments

average Demand
Here's how Surgery Appointments is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Provided customer service by assisting patients and physicians with scheduling clinics and surgery appointments.
  • Scheduled and coordinated patient's surgery appointments.
  • Schedule and post surgery appointments with several surgical facilities for five surgeons.
  • Schedule surgery appointments and perform follow up and reminder duties.
  • Coordinate office and surgery appointments for patients as well as pre-operative paperwork to surgical facilities for upcoming scheduled surgeries.
  • Coordinated all necessary surgery appointments (Pre/Post-Operative, labs, X-rays) via CHCS.
  • Scheduled pre-op and post op surgery appointments.
  • Scheduled surgery appointments Communicated and interacted professionally with top-level physicians and staff members Answered & prioritized multiple phone lines
  • Scheduled surgery appointments for patients Responsible for input patient charges Clerical work Major communicator for the department

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30. Special Equipment

low Demand
Here's how Special Equipment is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Coordinated scheduling of representatives of medical equipment companies and special equipment, as requested by the physician.
  • Coordinate any special equipment request to Material's manager
  • Assisted in requesting special equipment if necessary.
  • Coordinated the availability of special equipment and instrumentation for the surgeon in the operating room suite.
  • Provide special equipment lists to medical equipment companies such as anchors, grafts, etc.
  • Provided schedule appointments for all outpatient surgical procedure, Implants and special equipment orders.
  • Order implants, grafts and special equipment needed to perform different procedures.
  • Coordinated special equipment for the surgery process.
  • Ordered films or any special equipment necessary.
  • Verified procedures and special equipment needs.
  • Schedule all surgeries for all entities of hosptial with outside physicians Schedule any special equipment needed for surgery.

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31. EKG

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Here's how EKG is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Mail patient surgical packets with orders for labs, EKG, chest x-ray and signed medical clearance.
  • Order testing such as lab work, EKG's and Medical Clearance Appointments for Patients.
  • Perform EKG's and EMG's on patient if needed prior to surgery.
  • Submitted Authorization, obtained labs and EKG's, Surgical / Cardiac Clearance.
  • Instructed the patients with medical clearance requirements for surgery like labs and EKG.
  • Performed EKG's for Pre-Admission Testing.
  • Ordered and retrieved x-rays, lab work and EKG's, etc.
  • Verified that all documents were up to including demographic information, EKGs, X-Rays, and blood work
  • Order labs, EKG, Cardio Clearance and History & Physicals.
  • Scheduled EKGs x-rays physical therapy lumbar puncture's bone marrow aspirations ETC
  • Scheduled various surgeries, pre-ops, follow-ups and EKG's.
  • Scheduled Ekg and any other test requested from Dr's.
  • Completed all pre-op forms (blood work, EKG, and chest X-ray).

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32. Fmla

low Demand
Here's how Fmla is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Completed disability/FMLA forms for providers.
  • Complete and return FMLA forms to patients, employers, and insurance company.
  • Completed patient disability forms, including FMLA, OTJ, and work release/status.
  • Filled out FMLA documents for patients that employment required
  • Completed FMLA and disability forms from patient charts.
  • Complete claim forms FMLA, Disability Forms.
  • Completed disability and FMLA forms for patients.
  • Complied with FMLA, STD, LTD, (etc) corporate and state policies when inputting employees time/schedules.
  • Schedule Surgeries Insurance Verifications Pre-Certification on Insurance FMLA Forms for our patients Pre-Op interview on our patients.

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33. Icd-9

low Demand
Here's how Icd-9 is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Assemble documents for billing purposes, icd-9 coding.
  • Have detailed knowledge of ICD-9 codes.
  • Assemble charts Verify patient information Assign ICD-9 codes Document special equipment requests and coordinate delivery for surgery.
  • Assisted laboratory billing in ICD-9 code correction and Medicare reimbursement.
  • Verified accurate diagnosis information was obtained for ICD-9 coding.
  • Handle ICD-9 code cards for oncology physicians and forward cards to White Marsh to billing weekly.

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34. Vital Signs

low Demand
Here's how Vital Signs is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Interview patients to obtain medical information, chief complaints, and vital signs.
  • Fax, File, Doctor referrals, Take and record patient's vital signs, clean and maintain patient exam rooms.
  • Maintain patient's electronic medical record, reconciling medication and allergies, recording vital signs and updating medical history.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in taking patient medical history and vital signs.
  • Monitored and recorded vital signs upon patient arrival.
  • Prepare patients for examinations and verified medical history and vital signs.

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35. Patient Registration

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Here's how Patient Registration is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Perform patient registration and insurance verification according to requirements needed by insurance or scheduling.
  • Completed patient registration and information intake.
  • Prepared charts and assisted patients with completion of patient registration and medical history forms.
  • Crossed trained in patient registration.
  • General office receptionist duties too include knowledge of Medical Terminology and patient registration responsibilities.
  • Assisted guests with new patient registration process; verified necessary documents such as Insurance Cards, Photo Identification and Patient Copays.
  • Schedule Surgeries Patient Registration Patient Chart Preps
  • Scheduled surgical procedures Used three computer applications: Epic, Cerner, IDX Performed telephone triage and patient registration
  • Schedule Surgeries Patient Registration Patient Chart Preps Clerical Support Insurance Verification Specialist

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36. Computer System

low Demand
Here's how Computer System is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Document and maintain scheduled information in electronic computer system and manual doctors scheduling book.
  • Entered information into office computer system for patient updates and referrals.
  • Worked online with hospital computer system for consults/patient information.
  • Schedule patient as well as inserting demographics and all important information into the computer system on IMS operating system.
  • Answered the telephone switchboard, entered patient information, billing, and accounts receivable into the computer system.
  • Get all orders together for 4 doctors and scan in computer system and send to the surgery center.
  • Submit all case requests and coordinating orders into the computer system to be signed by the practitioner.
  • Set up corresponding paperwork related to surgeries downloaded into the computer system.
  • Collected payments from patients and posted the payments into the computer system.
  • Open doctors' schedules in computer system and enter events.
  • Document all procedures and receipts in computer systems.
  • Worked with MEDITECH computer system, OUTLOOK, MICROSOFT WORD, WORD PERFECT and EXCEL.
  • Attend monthly superuser meetings for our universal healthcare computer system.

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37. Scheduling System

low Demand
Here's how Scheduling System is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Schedule patients for test and surgery procedures with and without anesthesia using the Surgi-Server computerized scheduling system.
  • Learned and applied mutually acceptable appointment times for patients and physicians using computerized scheduling system.
  • Include data entry and all appointment information into medical scheduling system.
  • Document appointment information in the medical record and computer scheduling system.
  • Scheduled outpatient surgical cases utilizing block scheduling system.
  • Coordinated and managed scheduling system for optical surgeries.
  • Entered case data into computerized scheduling system.
  • Maintained and updated surgical scheduling system.
  • Input all incoming fax orders for procedures on PHS scheduling system.
  • Utilized scheduling system to secure date & time.
  • Created and maintained the surgical scheduling system.
  • Enter all surgical procedures into Advantx Surgery Scheduling system, along with a manual scheduling book.
  • Used EMR dual monitor computer systems, Mckesson PHS scheduling systems.
  • Trained employees utilizing the HC Surginet Scheduling System.
  • Excelled in our scheduling systems (Tiger), as well as our EMR (Allscripts).

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38. Appropriate Person

low Demand
Here's how Appropriate Person is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Distributed faxes to appropriate personnel.
  • Distribute schedule to appropriate personnel.
  • Escalated concerns to appropriate personnel.
  • Communicate changes to appropriate personnel.
  • Answered a high volume of phone calls and route them to the appropriate person.
  • Answer incoming calls (50-75) daily and transfer call to appropriate person.
  • Answer of telephones courteously and relays information to the appropriate person.
  • Directed call (s) to appropriate person or contacted physician.
  • Prepare and distribute daily work schedules to appropriate personnel.
  • Answer phones and notify appropriate personnel of physician/staff orders.
  • Emailed next day schedules to appropriate personnel.

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39. Clinical Staff

low Demand
Here's how Clinical Staff is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Coordinated with clinical staff to maximize efficiency for each physician.
  • Open communication with clinical staff regarding urgent situations.
  • Supported Clinical staff with administrated duties.
  • Schedule surgeries based off physicians schedule, schedule for 11 physicians, and other clinical staff.
  • Served as a liaison between management, clinical staff and the community.
  • Acted as liaison for physicians to other clinical staff and multiple departments.
  • Assisted clinical staff with patient care, office tasks and phone coverage.
  • Helped the clinical staff with whatever they needed.
  • Send out clinical staff daily schedule.
  • Assisted clinical staff and physicians.
  • Schedule surgeries w/appropriate facility utilizing surgical scheduling & pre-certification forms filled out by the physical and / or clinical staff.
  • Coordinate with the clinical staff to assure pt is receiving test in a timely manner and follow HIPPA guidelines.
  • Order office supplies for Busness office and Clinical Staff.

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40. Post-Operative Appointments

low Demand
Here's how Post-Operative Appointments is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Coordinated post-operative appointments for patients with their physicians prior to being discharged.
  • Set up Post-operative appointments back to the clinic directly following their release from the hospital.
  • Scheduled all H&P, surgery and post-operative appointments for each surgical candidate.
  • Schedule post-operative appointments based on the type of surgery the patient is having done.
  • Scheduled pre-screening exams, diagnostic testing, post-operative appointments and surgical cases for all patients.
  • Scheduled patients for procedures; post-operative appointments, pre-admission testing, and follow up visits.

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41. Physical Therapy

low Demand
Here's how Physical Therapy is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Verify benefits and eligibility for surgical procedures, Durable medical Equipment and postoperative Physical therapy.
  • Schedule Physical Therapy or Occupational Therapy for patient.
  • Obtained referrals and authorizations for surgeries, physical therapy and testing (MRI, CT scans, Bone Scans).
  • Obtain authorizations for all treatments, surgeries, pain management, physical therapy, and other procedures as needed.
  • Front office, Assisted patients with disability paperwork, Physical therapy, Assist chiropractor.
  • Obtain authorizations for surgery, all testing, DME, and post physical therapy.
  • Obtained all authorizations for Physical Therapy for the office.
  • Work under close direction of the RN and providers with additional delegations as requested Coordinated physical therapy appointments prior to discharge.
  • Schedule outpatient tests, office visits, orthotic, physical therapy, and occupational therapy appointments.
  • Provided referrals to specialists (physical therapy, oncology, urogynecology, etc.)

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42. Medicaid

low Demand
Here's how Medicaid is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Verify insurance, obtain prior authorizations, verify Medicaid benefits and work Medicaid Denials, 3rd party denials and submit appeals.
  • Utilized knowledge of medical insurance including managed care, Medicare, Medicaid, liability and workman's compensation.
  • Coordinate with the Medicaid Pacer system and the Medicare Face-to-Face home care and physical therapy program.
  • Request financial screening services for patients with limited Medicaid packages, as well as the uninsured.
  • Filed all Medicare and Medicaid for claim according to state requirement.
  • Set up Medicaid travel and accommodation for patients.
  • Gain precertification for insurance companies including Medicare and Medicaid.
  • Handle intake of all Referrals, Insurance Verification Q/A of all documents needed for Medicare, Medicaid and Commercial Carriers.

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43. DR

low Demand
Here's how DR is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Ensured superior patient experience by addressing concerns, demonstrating empathy and resolved problems.
  • Monitored patients reactions to drugs and carefully documented progress and informed physician.
  • Obtain Dr. Orders and necessary documentation regarding scheduled procedure.
  • Schedule children's ear surgeries, collect co-pays, insurance filing Promoted from front desk to insurance collector within 3 months.
  • Helped and assist providers with patient one on one care, procedures, injections, ultrasound, vitals and Dr. orders.
  • Scheduled Anesthesia, operating room, Blood donations, coordinated scheduling between CRS surgery cases and Phoenix Children's Hospital.
  • Maintain accurate receipt book and cash drawer; submit receipt book and cash drawer to finance on a nightly basis.
  • Scheduled all surgical procedures via computer, wrote out and updated the dry erase board as surgical emergencies/conflicts arose.
  • Utilize excellent communication skills to ensure clientele, physician and staff needs are addressed in an organized manner.
  • Work with Data Processing on updating changes in the surgical computer along with dropping charges weekly and monthly.
  • Served as first point of contact for patients, drivers, and families of the ambulatory surgery center.
  • Review all procedures for 2 days from the current date (the draft) to provide complete accuracy.
  • Answered an average of [number] calls per day by addressing patient inquiries and solving problems.
  • Provide guidance, answer questions and address any patient inquiries concerning any issues related to upcoming procedures.
  • Schedule Surgeries for Dr. Thompson, scheduled his clinic for him, also handled his Admin.
  • Dressed and undressed wounds as well as assisted with post-op staple and suture removal.
  • Prepare and distribute draft and final schedule for OR's with any changes noted.
  • Worked for Dr. Arnold in his, Alaska Blind Child Discovery research Project.
  • Excelled in a high volume urban-based clinic, scheduling 20+ surgeries for children.
  • Collect payments, verify insurance, assist Dr.s with exams and procedures.

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44. Word Processing

low Demand
Here's how Word Processing is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Performed clerical duties, such as word processing, data entry, answering phones and filing or the Authorization Department.
  • Preformed clerical duties,such as word processing, data entry, and filing.
  • Assigned work to word processing technicians based on experience and availability.
  • Operate office equipment such as voice mail messaging systems, and use word processing, spreadsheet, and other software applications.
  • Composed, prepared, maintained, and distributed word processing documents, databases, presentations, reports, dictations, etc.
  • Performed filing, word processing, data entry, bookkeeping, and any other office duties as requested.

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45. Necessary Paperwork

low Demand
Here's how Necessary Paperwork is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Completed all necessary paperwork for procedures, anesthesia and follow-up office visits.
  • Obtain authorizations and complete necessary paperwork.
  • Ensured all necessary paperwork such as consent forms were completed and on file in the patient s medical record.
  • Schedule all surgeries for the physicians to area hospitals and process all necessary paperwork.
  • Ensured all necessary paperwork was completed and on file.
  • Served as receptionist during office days, checking patients in, taking payments, and completing any necessary paperwork for them.
  • Coordinated physician's surgeries and the uploading of all necessary paperwork such as consent forms to Sharepoint and Epic.
  • Pre-registered surgery patients, verified insurance and obtained necessary authorizations.Prepared surgery consents and all necessary paperwork for the OR.
  • Obtain all necessary paperwork for surgery from patient Explain all pre-surgery instructions to patient

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46. Post-Op Appointments

low Demand
Here's how Post-Op Appointments is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Scheduled surgeries, Pre-Admission testing and post-op appointments.
  • Schedule post-op appointments,radiation & oncology appointments, plastic surgeon appointments, and coordinate surgery with othersurgeon offices.
  • Coordinated inpatient and outpatient surgeries and post-op appointments for patients at four local hospitals.
  • Contacted patients for post-op appointments.
  • Scheduled post-op appointments as needed.
  • Booked surgical procedures, verified coverage; coordinated pre-op testing and post-op appointments.

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47. HMO

low Demand
Here's how HMO is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Secured authorizations and HMO referrals.
  • Front office Medical Assistant/ Surgery Scheduler responsible for all front office duties, surgery scheduling, request, receive HMO authorizations.
  • Document and input into Mercy's IDX all HMO surgery authorization requests.
  • Analyze and collect commercial, self-pay, and HMO's/PPO payments.
  • Obtained insurance authorizations from Medicaid and HMO's.
  • Submit HMO referral and surgery pre-certifications.
  • Obtain medical insurances HMO, PPO, Worker's Comp, and prequalification for procedures
  • Obtained hmo authorizations for testing as needed.

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48. Patient Procedures

low Demand
Here's how Patient Procedures is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Charged with researching patient benefits and eligibility, and scheduling coordination for office visits, outpatient/inpatient procedures, and hospital rounds.
  • Coordinated with outpatient surgery center to book outpatient procedures.
  • Scheduled all inpatient/outpatient procedures and all varieties of surgeries.
  • Provided patient relations services for outpatient procedures.
  • Scheduled inpatient and outpatient procedures.
  • Scheduled in-house and outpatient procedures.
  • Scheduled patients for outpatient procedures, gave patients their prep instructions, answered any questions or concerns.
  • Schedule surgical hospital inpatient/outpatient procedures, or two surgeons in a fast pace environment.
  • Scheduled in patient total joint replacement surgeries as well as outpatient procedures.
  • Scheduled patient procedures in addition to all surgical staff.
  • Coordinated all patient procedures with corresponding Physician's Office.
  • Scheduled in office and outpatient procedures.
  • Schedule all surgeries and out-patient procedures.
  • Performed and analyzed urodynamic testing independently, assisted doctors with medical examinations, outpatient procedures and updated electronic medical charts.
  • Scheduled patients for surgeries by actively completing facility paperwork and documentation.Coordinated with outpatient surgery centers to book outpatient procedures.
  • Scheduled surgical and out-patient procedures for 4 hospitals with precision and accuracy Responsibly logged operating room procedure data.
  • Obtained pre-certification of patient procedures to guarantee coverage through insurance.
  • Obtained prior authorization for all radiological testing, script refills, and inpatient and outpatient procedures.
  • Schedule outpatient procedures as well as anesthesia * Answer multi telephone lines * Admit patients
  • Obtain and Duties: request prior authorizations for any in or outpatient procedures.

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49. Orthopedics

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Here's how Orthopedics is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Established office systems for MRI facility at Sarasota Orthopedics.
  • Schedule all surgeries and procedures for Orthopedics, Plastic Surgery, Pain Management and General Surgery.
  • Scheduled surgeries for 13-room operating floor, specializing in Orthopedics, Neurosurgery and OB/GYN.
  • Schedule Surgeries for Orthopedics Doctor's
  • Served as Clinical surgical Coordinator for Orthopedics Plastics and Podiatry.
  • Schedule patients for OB/GYN, Orthopedics, GI, pain management and general surgery, urological cases.

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50. Medical Procedures

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Here's how Medical Procedures is used in Surgery Scheduler jobs:
  • Scheduled office and hospital based medical procedures for patients with appropriate provider and time/location slot.
  • Answer phones communicate to patients also in person all aspects of care & prep before & after surgery/medical procedures/testing.
  • Coded medical procedures using ICD-9, CPT, and HCPCS.
  • Assist with medical procedures as necessary.
  • Scheduled medical procedures with several different surgical locations for several patients.
  • Executed daily operations of scheduling colonoscopies, MRI's, CT scans and other medical procedures.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Surgery Scheduler

Insurance Companies17.2%
Surgery14.6%
Patient Care9.6%
Surgical Procedures7.3%
Medical Records7.1%
Front Desk5.6%
Pre-Op4.2%
Customer Service3.9%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Surgery Scheduler

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Insurance Companies
Insurance Companies
14.1%
14.1%
2
2
Surgery
Surgery
12%
12%
3
3
Patient Care
Patient Care
7.9%
7.9%
4
4
Surgical Procedures
Surgical Procedures
6.1%
6.1%
5
5
Medical Records
Medical Records
5.9%
5.9%
6
6
Front Desk
Front Desk
4.6%
4.6%
7
7
Pre-Op
Pre-Op
3.4%
3.4%
8
8
Customer Service
Customer Service
3.2%
3.2%
9
9
CPT
CPT
2.9%
2.9%
10
10
Anesthesia
Anesthesia
2.9%
2.9%
11
11
Phone Calls
Phone Calls
2.8%
2.8%
12
12
Data Entry
Data Entry
2.7%
2.7%
13
13
Schedule Patients
Schedule Patients
2.4%
2.4%
14
14
Appointment Scheduling
Appointment Scheduling
2.3%
2.3%
15
15
Office Supplies
Office Supplies
2.2%
2.2%
16
16
MRI
MRI
1.6%
1.6%
17
17
Medical Clearance
Medical Clearance
1.4%
1.4%
18
18
Insurance Authorizations
Insurance Authorizations
1.4%
1.4%
19
19
Scheduling Appointments
Scheduling Appointments
1.4%
1.4%
20
20
Outpatient Procedures
Outpatient Procedures
1.3%
1.3%
21
21
Office Staff
Office Staff
0.9%
0.9%
22
22
Patient Demographics
Patient Demographics
0.9%
0.9%
23
23
Follow-Up Appointments
Follow-Up Appointments
0.8%
0.8%
24
24
Hipaa
Hipaa
0.8%
0.8%
25
25
Consent Forms
Consent Forms
0.8%
0.8%
26
26
Hippa
Hippa
0.8%
0.8%
27
27
Physician Offices
Physician Offices
0.7%
0.7%
28
28
Urology
Urology
0.7%
0.7%
29
29
Surgery Appointments
Surgery Appointments
0.6%
0.6%
30
30
Special Equipment
Special Equipment
0.6%
0.6%
31
31
EKG
EKG
0.6%
0.6%
32
32
Fmla
Fmla
0.6%
0.6%
33
33
Icd-9
Icd-9
0.6%
0.6%
34
34
Vital Signs
Vital Signs
0.6%
0.6%
35
35
Patient Registration
Patient Registration
0.6%
0.6%
36
36
Computer System
Computer System
0.5%
0.5%
37
37
Scheduling System
Scheduling System
0.5%
0.5%
38
38
Appropriate Person
Appropriate Person
0.5%
0.5%
39
39
Clinical Staff
Clinical Staff
0.5%
0.5%
40
40
Post-Operative Appointments
Post-Operative Appointments
0.5%
0.5%
41
41
Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy
0.5%
0.5%
42
42
Medicaid
Medicaid
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
DR
DR
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
Word Processing
Word Processing
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
Necessary Paperwork
Necessary Paperwork
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
Post-Op Appointments
Post-Op Appointments
0.4%
0.4%
47
47
HMO
HMO
0.4%
0.4%
48
48
Patient Procedures
Patient Procedures
0.4%
0.4%
49
49
Orthopedics
Orthopedics
0.4%
0.4%
50
50
Medical Procedures
Medical Procedures
0.4%
0.4%

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